In early December Amazon launched a fantastic new “Make an Offer” bidding feature, allowing buyers to make an offer on Amazon for many collectible items from third-party sellers. This feature allows you to name your price, hoping that the seller might accept your offer or negotiate a lower price.
The feature applies to more than 150,000 collectible items being offered by third-party sellers using the Amazon site. For you, this could relate to an autographed baseball, a signed or unsigned jersey, or any other type of team or player collectible.
You never know about old baseball cards! One woman wanted to find out how much her Boston Red Stockings cards were worth. So, this past August she brought her family treasure to a taping of the Antiques Roadshow program in New York City.
The heirloom, passed down from her great-great-great grandmother, included 12 baseball cards, one picture, a letter, and an 1872 Red Stockings season pass.
So why do we care about the Boston Red Stockings? Who were they anyway? Let’s go back in history a little bit.
How can you go about purchasing baseball collectibles and memorabilia? One idea is to find the best sports memorabilia auction sites online and look over what they have out for bid in current and upcoming auctions.
In this article I’ll discuss several of the larger, more established online auction sites that regularly sell baseball collectibles and memorabilia.